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Imperialism of the Dollar

February 1, 2013 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

In the mess of the globalized capitalist system, the U.S. currency is the global reserve. It supports the majority of currencies, intervenes in most commercial transactions and financial operations and serves as an international means of payment. Given this context, its collapse would mean the end of the dollar [Read more]

The Sale of Arms

January 10, 2013 // La Prensa - Nicaragua - Spanish

On the morning of December 14, 2012, a massacre occurred in a primary school in Connecticut, 70 miles from New York City. Citizens of this hemisphere are familiar with this case of social violence that resulted in the deaths of many American children. And, we ask: Why do these events, which seem more typical of [Read more]

The United States: Lessons Learned

January 5, 2013 // La Prensa - Nicaragua - Spanish

The United States of America is undoubtedly still a vast and powerful nation. However, it is already experiencing some changes within its structures that tell us that there is a transition toward new ways of being. What is striking about the recent past is this nation is already becoming multinational and colorful. [Read more]

Tragedy in Newtown

January 3, 2013 // La Prensa - Nicaragua - Spanish

Very lamentable are recent events in Newtown, where a 20 year old man, probably mentally ill, assassinated 20 students, small children between the ages of six and seven, riddled six adults with bullets and later committed suicide. It is said that prior to the school attack he also killed his mother, whom he shot four [Read more]

Obama and the Unavoidable Intervention

December 6, 2012 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

The conflict in Syria has reached a point where Obama cannot remain indifferent without putting in danger not just the future of Syria, but also the influence of the United States in the region.

The Fading American Dream

July 17, 2012 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

The number of those that leave is equal to or greater than the number of those that enter the United States. Mexicans got tired of immigrating to the northern neighboring country and have decided to return home to try their luck and forget the long-awaited American dream that for many truly became a nightmare. [Read more]

US Ready for a New War

June 16, 2012 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

The United States has already made a decision regarding the future of Syria, but, as usual, it’s one that is isolated from the paths established by the rules of international law, highlighted by infringement on the principles of non-interference, the protection of peace and international security.Recently, Susan [Read more]

Former Contra Leader Adolfo Calero Dies

June 3, 2012 // El Nuevo Diario - Nicaragua - Spanish

Adolfo Calero Portocarrero, one of the top leaders of the Nicaraguan Resistance (better known as the Contra), died yesterday morning at the age of 80 due to chronic pneumonia. At the funeral mass held by his family, he was described as a “patriot” by Arnoldo Aleman Lacoyo and as an “architect of democracy” by [Read more]

Shoddy Work Doesn’t Deserve Good Grades

May 23, 2012 // La Prensa - Nicaragua - Spanish

The statement made by Ms. Phyllis M. Powers, U.S. Ambassador to Nicaragua, regarding the “difficulty” her government would have in granting [fiscal transparency and property] waivers to Nicaragua this year should come as no surprise to the average well-informed Nicaraguan, much less to government and business [Read more]
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